In a surprising turn of events, Michael “WRONSKI” Wronski, the Australian-Laotian talent, has announced his retirement from competitive Valorant following his departure from Global Esports. The organization made the announcement just a week before the VCT 2023: Pacific Last Chance Qualifier, cutting short their Valorant lineup from seven to six players. This article explores WRONSKI’s journey with Global Esports, his contributions to the team, and the reasons behind his decision to retire from the esports industry.

WRONSKI’s Stint with Global Esports

During his nearly nine-month stint with Global Esports, WRONSKI represented the organization in only four official matches, all of which were played during the regular season of VCT 2023 Pacific League. In those matches, he showcased his versatility, excelling with agents like KAY/O, Sage, and Jett, while facing formidable opponents like T1, DRX, ZETA DIVISION, and Paper Rex.

Global Esports’ Decision

Global Esports’ decision to part ways with WRONSKI came as a surprise to many, especially considering his potential and experience with top regional organizations such as Chiefs Esports Club, Mindfreak, and ORDER. Despite this, the organization decided to move forward with a reduced roster, choosing to focus on six players for the upcoming VCT 2023: Pacific Last Chance Qualifier.

WRONSKI’s Retirement Announcement

Shortly after Global Esports announced WRONSKI’s departure, the player himself took to social media to declare his retirement from competitive Valorant altogether. In his public statement, he thanked Global Esports, as well as his former teammates and coaches, while expressing that the esports industry was not the right fit for him. Despite his relatively short career in the competitive scene, WRONSKI expressed gratitude for the opportunity to be a part of it.

Global Esports’ Current Active Lineup

Following WRONSKI’s departure, Global Esports’ active lineup now consists of:

1. Ganesh “SkRossi” Gangadhar

2. Jayanth “skillZ” Ramesh

3. Abhirup “Lightningfast” Choudhury

4. Jordan “AYRIN” He – IGL

5. Park “Bazzi” Jun-ki

6. Kim “t3xture” Na-ra

Future Roster Changes

With WRONSKI’s retirement and Global Esports’ decision to operate with a six-player lineup, it seems that more roster changes might be on the horizon for the organization. As they gear up for the VCT 2023: Pacific Last Chance Qualifier starting on 19th July, the team will undoubtedly be looking to find the right balance and synergy within their new lineup.


Michael “WRONSKI” Wronski’s journey in competitive Valorant came to an unexpected end with Global Esports’ decision to cut him from their extended roster. The announcement was followed by WRONSKI’s own retirement from the esports industry. Despite the short duration of his competitive career, WRONSKI expressed gratitude for the experience and support he received. As Global Esports proceeds with their six-player lineup, they face the challenge of adapting to changes and seeking success in the upcoming VCT 2023: Pacific Last Chance Qualifier.